Seminars

2003

SARApril 12–18, 2003Reconsidering Community: The Unintended Consequences of an Intellectual RomanceChaired by Gerald W. Creed, Department of Anthropology, Hunter College and CUNY Graduate SchoolOn April 12-18, 2003, ten scholars attended an Advanced Seminar chaired by Gerald Creed on the topic “Reconsidering Community: The Unintended Consequences of an Intellectual Romance.” Creed’s inspiration for the proposal was sparked by his observation that use of the term “community” had become common “almost to the point of saturation,” not only crossing nearly all academic disciplines, but also in widespread popular discourse across cultures....
SARApril 25–26, 2003Creating a New Framework for Renewing Indigenous Languages: Part IChaired by Mary Eunice Romero, Language, Reading and Culture Department, University of Arizona
SARMay 4–7, 2003Chaco SynthesisChaired by Stephen H. Lekson, Department of Anthropology, Curator of Anthropology, Museum of Natural History, University of Colorado
SARJune 28–July 2, 2003Prospects for International Collaboration in Mesoamerican StudiesCo-chaired by Gary Gossen, Dean and Professor, Deep Springs College, USA and Jan Rus, Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California, San Diego, USA
SARJuly 22–25, 2003Chaco Digital ArchivesChaired by Stephen Plog, Department of Anthropology, University of Virginia
SAROctober 26–30, 2003Empires: Thinking Colonial Studies Beyond EuropeCo-chaired by Carole McGranahan, Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado, Boulder and Ann Stoler, Department of Anthropology, University of MichiganWith their October advanced seminar, “Empires: Thinking Colonial Studies beyond Europe,” co-chairs Ann Laura Stoler (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) and Carole McGranahan (University of Colorado, Boulder) assembled seven historians and four anthropologists to explore a more nuanced approach to empire. “Empire is a term that is being deployed in new ways at present,” said McGranahan, “and yet at the same time there is an unreflective use of the term. We wanted to open up the concept for examination.”
SARNovember 14–15, 2003Creating a New Framework for Renewing Indigenous Languages: Part IIChaired by Mary Eunice Romero, Language, Reading and Culture Department, University of Arizona
SARDecember 6–7, 2003Archaeological Investigations in Petén, Guatemala: The Waka ProposalChaired by David A. Freidel, Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University
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